Schedule of Canada Day events

9 a.m. ET | East Lawn - Flag-Raising Ceremony.

9:30 a.m. ET | East Lawn - Changing of the Guard.

10 a.m. ET | Carillon concert by guest Dominion Carillonneur Roy Lee.

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Serena Ryder. (John Woods/Canadian Press)

Noon to 1:30 p.m. ET | Canada Day Noon Show hosted by Jully Black and Isabelle Racicot.

  • Performers include Brett Kissel, Serena Ryder, Marianas Trench, BC Boys Choir, Nadja, Terry Kelly and Véronic DiCaire.
  • Canada’s Snowbirds and CF-18s fly-by
  • Live broadcast on CBC News Network (Noon show’s best moments airs on CBC TV at 2 p.m. ET)

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET | East Lawn - Swing Dancing.

  • An afternoon of high-energy acrobatic performances and bilingual dance workshops from Ottawa’s Swing Dynamite Dance School.
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There will be photos from Afghanistan shared during the Canada Day ceremony in 2014. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET | Images from Afghanistan presented by the Canadian Armed Forces.

  • A selection of photos will be shown from the last 100 days of the Mission in Afghanistan that shows memorable events, milestones and various aspects of Canada’s military mission.

7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET | Canada Day Evening Show.

  • Performers include Brett Kissel, Serena Ryder, Marianas Trench, Daniel Lavoie, Whitehorse, DJ A-Rock and VJ VIDEO GIRL, Nadja and Véronic DiCaire.
  • Live broadcast of entire show on CBC Radio 2 and CBC.ca and a one-hour edition on CBC TV.

10 p.m. ET (approx.) | Canada Day Fireworks over the Ottawa River.

  • Best places to watch are Gatineau’s Jacques-Cartier Park, the Canadian Museum of History (former Canadian Museum of Civilization) and Major’s Hill Park.

Road Closures in Ottawa and Gatineau

6:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET

  • St. Patrick Street, from Mackenzie Avenue to Alexandra Bridge.
  • Murray Street, from Mackenzie Avenue to Alexandra Bridge.
  • Alexandra Bridge.
  • Rideau Street, from Dalhousie Street to Sussex Drive.
  • Nicholas Street, from Besserer Street to Rideau Street.
  • Sussex Drive, from Rideau Street to George Street.
  • Southbound on Sussex Drive, from York Street to George Street.
  • Mackenzie Avenue, from Murray Street to Wellington Street.
  • Colonel By Drive, from Rideau Street to Daly Street.
  • Wellington Street, from Kent Street to Sussex Drive.
  • Eastbound on Wellington Street, from Lyon Street to Kent Street.
  • Elgin Street, from Wellington Street to Laurier Avenue.
  • Metcalfe Street, from Albert Street to Wellington Street.
  • O’Connor Street, from Wellington Street to Albert Street.
  • Bank Street, from Albert Street to Wellington Street.
  • Slater Street, from Metcalfe Street to Elgin Street.
  • Albert Street, from Metcalfe Street to Elgin Street.
  • Queen Street, from Kent Street to Elgin Street.
  • Mackenzie King Bridge.
  • Laurier Street, from Des Allumettières Boulevard to Sacré-Cœur Boulevard.
  • Saint-Étienne and Verdun streets, from Notre-Dame-de-l’Île Street to Laurier Street.

7:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET

  • Ottawa River Parkway westbound from Island Park Drive to Booth Street.

From 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET

  • Wellington Street, from Portage Bridge to Kent Street.
  • All streets in the area north of Laurier Avenue, east of Bronson Avenue and west of Elgin Street.
  • Albert Street, from Bronson Avenue to Booth Street.
  • Lorne Street, from Primrose Street to Albert Street.
  • Primrose Street, from Booth Street to Lorne Street.
  • Slater Street, from Metcalfe Street to Bronson Avenue.
  • Bronson Avenue, from Laurier Avenue to Sparks Street.
  • Commissioner Street, from Albert Street to Wellington Street.
  • Colonel By Drive, from Daly Street to Main Street.
  • Daly Street, from Nicholas Street to Colonel By Drive.

7 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET

  • George, York and Clarence streets, from Sussex Drive to Dalhousie Street.
  • Northbound on Sussex Drive, from George Street to Murray Street.
  • Byward Market Square and William streets, from George Street to Clarence Street.
  • Parent Street, from Clarence Street to Murray Street.

From 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET

  • Laurier Street, from Des Allumettières Boulevard to Maisonneuve Boulevard.
  • Courcelette, Hôtel-de-Ville, Victoria, Elisabeth-Bruyère and Papineau streets, from Notre-Dame-de-l’Île Street to Laurier Street.

No vehicles, bicycles or pedestrians

4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET

  • Access to the Rideau Canal Locks.

7 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET

  • Mackenzie King Bridge.

9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET

  • Alexandra Bridge.